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String Quartet No. 9 in E flat major, Op. 117 (1964) by Dimitri Shostakovich (1906-1975). The Fitzwilliam String Quartet: Christopher Nowland and Jonathan Sparey, violins; Alan George, Viola; Ioan Davies, Cello. Five movements performed without pause: Moderato con moto, Adagio, Allegretto, Adagio, Allegro. This recording was released in 1979. The recording project won many awards and, in 2005, Gramophone magazine named it among the 100 Greatest Recordings. Transfer from the original...
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String Quartet No. 10 in A flat major, Op. 118 (1964) by Dimitri Shostakovich (1906-1975). The Fitzwilliam String Quartet: Christopher Nowland and Jonathan Sparey, violins; Alan George, Viola; Ioan Davies, Cello. This was the first recording of all 15 quartets. The recording project won many awards and, in 2005, Gramophone magazine named it among the 100 Greatest Recordings. Transfer from the original 1979 L'Oiseau-Lyre stereo LP DSLO 30 by Bob Varney.
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String Quartet No. 2 in A major, Op. 68 (1944) by Dimitri Shostakovich (1906-1975). The Fitzwilliam String Quartet: Christopher Nowland and Jonathan Sparey, violins; Alan George, Viola; Ioan Davies, Cello. Recorded in December 1977 and released in 1979. The Fitzwilliam Quartet was the first group to record all 15 of Shostakovich's string quartets. The recording project won many awards and, in 2005, Gramophone magazine named it among the 100 Greatest Recordings. Transfer from the original...
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String Quartet No. 13 in B flat minor, Op. 138 (1970) by Dimitri Shostakovich (1906-1975). The Fitzwilliam String Quartet: Christopher Nowland and Jonathan Sparey, violins; Alan George, Viola; Ioan Davies, Cello. Released in 1975, this was the first recording in what would become the first complete recording of all 15 quartets. The recording project won many awards and, in 2005, Gramophone magazine named it among the 100 Greatest Recordings. Transfer from the original L'Oiseau-Lyre stereo LP...
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String Quartet No. 5 in B flat major, Op. 92 (1952) by Dimitri Shostakovich (1906-1975). The Fitzwilliam String Quartet: Christopher Nowland and Jonathan Sparey, violins; Alan George, Viola; Ioan Davies, Cello. In three movements played continuously: Allegro non troppo - Andante - Moderato.  Released in 1978. The Fitzwilliam Quartet was the first group to record all 15 of Shostakovich's string quartets. The recording project won many awards and, in 2005, Gramophone magazine named it among the...
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Cello Concerto No.1 in E-flat major, Op.107 by Dimitri Shostakovich. Eugene Ormandy conducting the Philadelphia Orchestra. Mstislav Rostropovich, cello; Mason Jones, solo horn. Recorded November 8, 1959 at the Broadwood Hotel, Philadelphia. This is the second recording of the concerto, the first (also by Rostropovich) having been made only a month before in Moscow. Transfer from the CBS Records Masterworks Portrait LP MP 38750 by Bob Varney. (Originally released as MS 6124.)
Topics: Shostakovich, Rostropovich, Ormandy, Philadelphia, Cello
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String Quartet No. 11 in F minor, Op. 122 (1966) by Dimitri Shostakovich (1906-1975). The Fitzwilliam String Quartet: Christopher Nowland and Jonathan Sparey, violins; Alan George, Viola; Ioan Davies, Cello. Released in 1978. The Fitzwilliam Quartet was the first group to record all 15 of Shostakovich's string quartets. The recording project won many awards and, in 2005, Gramophone magazine named it among the 100 Greatest Recordings. Transfer from the original L'Oiseau-Lyre stereo LP DSLO 28 by...
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String Quartet No. 8 in C minor, Op. 110 (1960) by Dimitri Shostakovich (1906-1975). The Fitzwilliam String Quartet: Christopher Nowland and Jonathan Sparey, violins; Alan George, Viola; Ioan Davies, Cello. In five interconnected movements: Largo Allegro molto Allegretto Largo Largo Released in 1976, Shostakovich assisted in the production of this recording before his death in 1975. The Fitzwilliams went on to provide the first complete recording of all 15 quartets. The recording project won...
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Symphony No.1 in F major, Op.10 by Dimitri Shostakovich (1906-1975). Leonard Bernstein conducting the New York Philharmonic. Recorded December 14, 1971 at Philharmonic Hall, New York City. Originally issued as Columbia Masterworks M-31307 in 1973. Transfer from the 1983 reissue CBS Records Masterworks Portrait stereo LP MP-38750 by Bob Varney.
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Chamber Symphony, Op.110a by Dimitri Shostakovich. (Transcription of Shostakovich's String Quartet No.8 for chamber orchestra by Rudolf Barshai.) I Musici De Montreal conducted by Yuli Turovsky. Five movements played without interruption: Largo, Allegro molto, Allegretto, Largo, Largo. Recorded in the Church of St. Pierre Ap ôtre, Montreal in August 1984. Transfer from the original Chandos LP ABRD 1120 by Bob Varney.
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Quartet No. 15 in E flat minor, Op. 144 (1974) by Dimitri Shostakovich (1906-1975). The Fitzwilliam String Quartet: Christopher Nowland and Jonathan Sparey, violins; Alan George, Viola; Ioan Davies, Cello. In six movements linked together: Elegy :   Adagio   – Serenade :   Adagio   – Intermezzo :   Adagio   – Nocturne :   Adagio   – Funeral March :   Adagio molto   – Epilogue :   Adagio Released in 1976, Shostakovich assisted in the production of this recording before his...
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Violin Concerto No.1, Op.99 by Dimitri Shostakovich. The Philharmonic Symphony of New York (The New York Philharmonic) conducted by Dimitri Mitropoulos. David Oistrakh, violin.Oistrakh gave the premier performance of this work in October, 1955 in Leningrad. Just over two months later, he made this premier recording in Carnegie Hall on January 2, 1956. Transfer from the original mono Columbia Materworks LP ML 5077 by Bob Varney.
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String Quartet No. 14 in F sharp minor, Op. 142 (1972-73) by Dimitri Shostakovich (1906-1975). The Fitzwilliam String Quartet: Christopher Nowland and Jonathan Sparey, violins; Alan George, Viola; Ioan Davies, Cello. Released in 1975, this was the first recording in what would become the first complete recording of all 15 quartets. The recording project won many awards and, in 2005, Gramophone magazine named it among the 100 Greatest Recordings. Transfer from the original L'Oiseau-Lyre stereo...
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String Quartet No. 4 in D major, Op. 83 (1949) by Dimitri Shostakovich (1906-1975). The Fitzwilliam String Quartet: Christopher Nowland and Jonathan Sparey, violins; Alan George, Viola; Ioan Davies, Cello. Released in 1977. The Fitzwilliam Quartet was the first group to record all 15 of Shostakovich's string quartets. The recording project won many awards and, in 2005, Gramophone magazine named it among the 100 Greatest Recordings. Transfer from the original L'Oiseau-Lyre stereo LP DSLO 23 by...
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Symphony No.5, Op.47 by Dimitri Shostakovich (1906-1975). Leopold Stokowski (1882-1977) conducting the Stadium Symphony Orchestra of New York (The New York Philharmonic). Recorded in New York City in October, 1958. Transfer from the original Everest stereo LP SDBR-3010 by Bob Varney.
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String Quartet No. 6 in G major, Op. 107 (1956) by Dimitri Shostakovich (1906-1975). The Fitzwilliam String Quartet: Christopher Nowland and Jonathan Sparey, violins; Alan George, Viola; Ioan Davies, Cello. Released in 1978. The Fitzwilliam Quartet was the first group to record all 15 of Shostakovich's string quartets. The recording project won many awards and, in 2005, Gramophone magazine named it among the 100 Greatest Recordings. Transfer from the original L'Oiseau-Lyre stereo LP DSLO 29 by...
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String Quartet No. 7 in F sharp minor, Op. 108 (1960) by Dimitri Shostakovich (1906-1975). The Fitzwilliam String Quartet: Christopher Nowland and Jonathan Sparey, violins; Alan George, Viola; Ioan Davies, Cello. Released in 1975, this was the first recording in what would become the first complete recording of all 15 quartets. The recording project won many awards and, in 2005, Gramophone magazine named it among the 100 Greatest Recordings. Transfer from the original L'Oiseau-Lyre stereo LP...
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String Quartet No. 12 in D flat major, Op. 133 (1968) by Dimitri Shostakovich (1906-1975). The Fitzwilliam String Quartet: Christopher Nowland and Jonathan Sparey, violins; Alan George, Viola; Ioan Davies, Cello. Released in 1977. The Fitzwilliam Quartet was the first group to record all 15 of Shostakovich's string quartets. The recording project won many awards and, in 2005, Gramophone magazine named it among the 100 Greatest Recordings. Transfer from the original L'Oiseau-Lyre stereo LP DSLO...
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String Quartet No. 1 in C Major, Op. 49 (1938) by Dimitri Shostakovich (1906-1975). The Fitzwilliam String Quartet: Christopher Nowland and Jonathan Sparey, violins; Alan George, Viola; Ioan Davies, Cello. Recorded in December 1977 and released in 1979. The Fitzwilliam Quartet was the first group to record all 15 of Shostakovich's string quartets. The recording project won many awards and, in 2005, Gramophone magazine named it among the 100 Greatest Recordings. Transfer from the original...
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Piano Quintet in G minor, Op.57 by Dimitri Shostakovich. Clifford Bensen, piano and the Alberni String Quartet: Howard Davis, violin; Peter Pople, violin; Roger Best, viola; & David Smith, cello. Recorded in England in October, 1977. Transfer from the original CRD Records Limited stereo LP CRD 1051 by Bob Varney.
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String Quartet No. 3 in F major, Op. 73 (1946) by Dimitri Shostakovich (1906-1975). The Fitzwilliam String Quartet: Christopher Nowland and Jonathan Sparey, violins; Alan George, Viola; Ioan Davies, Cello. Released in 1978. The Fitzwilliam Quartet was the first group to record all 15 of Shostakovich's string quartets. The recording project won many awards and, in 2005, Gramophone magazine named it among the 100 Greatest Recordings. Transfer from the original L'Oiseau-Lyre stereo LP DSLO 28 by...
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Concerto No.1 for Piano, Trumpet & Strings, Op.35 by Dimitri Shostakovich (1906-1975). I Musici de Montreal conducted by Maxim Shostakovich. Dimitri Shostakovich, Jr. piano; James Thompson, trumpet. Recorded in August 1984 in Montreal at Church of St. Pierre Apotre. Transfer from the original Chandos stereo LP ABRD 1120 (a digital recording). Transfer by Bob Varney.
Topics: Shostakovich, Montreal, Piano, Trumpet
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D. Shostakovich. Symphony No.6 in B minor, Op.54 (1939). Leopold Stokowski, Philadelphia Orchestra. In three movements: Largo, Allegro, Presto. Premiered by Evgeny Mravinsky in Leningrad in 1939, Stoky gets the honor here of making the work's first recording. Recorded in Philadelphia on December 8, 1940. Restored from the original Victor 78 set, M 867. Transfer by Bob Varney.
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